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  CBS    KPIX 5 News Early Edition    News; News/Business. Frank  
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    August 2, 2013
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have seen no progress. >> took 11 years of my life away. and i have got it back. >> a cleveland woman held hostage for more than a decade confronts her kidnapper. >> i'm not a monster. >> the state department as ordered the shutdown of consulates and embassies in muslim countries this sunday. >> we are extremely disappointed the russian government would take this step. >> tension escalate between the u.s. and russia after edward snowden is granted temporary asylum. >> beyon belief. >> blaring of a train announcer. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning. friday is here. it's august 2. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we all want to know what the weekend forecast is going to be like. >> days flying by, guys. looks like it will be a much nicer day today.
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temperatures changing a little bit over the weekend but this is about as nice as it's been all week long. take a look at this shot from our mount vaca cam. skies have cleared out nicely. we have a lot of smoke early on this week. most of that is gone too. we have more clouds inside the bay. that's not a big surprise. we have seen that all week long, as well. looks like by the afternoon a little more sunshine and the temperatures going to start to warm up. right now a little cool in spots in the north bay. 47 degrees in santa rosa. 55 in san francisco. 55 also in san jose. this afternoon, we'll see some sunshine, temperatures just a little bit warmer outside. yesterday we had some 70s and 80s inland. this afternoon moving well into the 80s. 90 in the hottest spots about 67 degrees, breezy into san francisco. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. unfortunately, off to a rough start. there's a backup heading toward the bay bridge toll plaza so there was an accident reported on the incline section or just past the incline couple of cars involved. the number 4 lane was block.
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crews are working to clear it. but in the meantime, they have been cycling slowly through the metering lights. it's jammed solid through the macarthur maze. 6:02 and it's at least 20 minutes to get on the bay bridge and it's growing. they turned on the metering lights about 15 to 20 minutes earlier than typical. so our "friday light" conditions over at the bay bridge are officially over for now. san mateo bridge, we had a stalled big regular reported on the high-rise section blocking one lane kind of in a dangerous spot where drivers were coming on it quickly. they are working to clear that and no major delays out of hayward even with the stall. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. developing news out of hayward. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec live now at an apartment complex where several cars got torched in an early-morning fire. good morning. >> reporter: firefighters wrapping up their work here. they are pretty sure the fire is out. all the hot spots are out.
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but the investigation into how this fire started is just beginning. take a look at the video from earlier. you can see the damage to six sneaks this carport. so much damage that it is going to be very difficult for investigators to figure out exactly how this fire started. there is an arson investigator on scene and people who live in this building here on pierce street in hayward are suspicious. >> i'm suspicious. my mama raised no fool, you know what i'm saying? i lived in neighbors where i seen cars get on fire but i have never seen seven cars get on fire altogether. this is a first. >> reporter: this fire started just after 3 a.m. there was damage to two outside sheds from radiating heat but none of the dozen people who live in this building are out of their homes. they are just out of their vehicles at this time. so the firefighters were able to get here quickly and put out
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the flames. they are only about 4 blocks away so they were here in a minute and a half and prevented the fire from spreading to the homes. live in hayward, anne makovec, kpix 5. a motorcyclist is dead after a bizarre accident overnight in oakland. he was crushed by that car there you see flipped over. it started when police got a report of an accident on adeline around 10:00 last night. they saw the motorcyclist on the ground and as they began to approach him, tragedy struck. >> another vehicle traveling at a height rate of speed came up behind them, collided with yet another vehicle and that vehicle flipped over a couple of times and again collided with the motorcyclist. >> police say that man on the motorcycle died at the scene. no one else was seriously injured. the drivers were detained at the scene for questioning. investigators are now determining whether alcohol might have been involved in the second crash. bart workers say they could have been on the picket lines monday morning. we are down to two days left
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before the contract extension runs out. they issued a 72-hour notice last night. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco this morning with the last-minute efforts to reach a deal. >> reporter: talks are expected to resume this morning. the union plans to storm bart's board of directors meeting staffed for a negotiator they can actually work with. that's because there's been little movement over the major issues of salary and pension. the unions say they haven't had a raise in four years. bart says its employees deserve a raise. but a new contract needs to address the rising costs of their benefit packages. >> there's no question that bart employees should get a pay raise. but contracts that continue to allow bart employees to pay nothing toward their pensions and a flat rate for healthcare those contracts are no longer sustainable. >> this is not something that we want to do. it is not something we intend to do. the district has forced us nava
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right of ways as you guys are fully aware. >> reporter: the unions are not calling this a second strike but a resumption strike. whatever you call it, it will be a traffic nightmare. bart says they were disappointed in the union's move in announcing a potential strike, only set decisions back. unfortunately for the riders coming out of the embarcadero bart station behind me, this really is -- we're hearing there's no indication bart and the two unions will reach a deal by that monday deadline. we also know they will be at the bargaining table throughout the weekend. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> our exclusive kpix 5 surveyusa poll asked bart riders which side is making a better case. 44% say management is making a stronger argument. 19% say the unions are. 29% say neither. the rest say they are not sure. the poll has a margin of error of 4.3%. james fang says he is
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shocked about how little is getting done during the contract talks. the long-time bart board member says the session he attended had no communication and no progress. >> maybe that's a tactic and maybe that's ultimately breaking the union's spirit. might be a good thing. i just don't know if that's the most effective thing for the riders of the bay area. >> fang says he thinks he and other board members should be allowed in the room to help with those negotiations. kpix 5 will be on early at 4 a.m. should the strike happen come monday morning. you can also find our survivors guide to getting around without bart here in the bay area next week at kpix.com. berkeley police are searching for the suspect who shot a man near a popular bar. it happened shortly after 9:00 last night on san pablo avenue near the albatross pub. officers found the victim a 24- year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. he later died at a hospital. the victim's name hasn't been released. other bay area headlines,
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the city of richmond is taking legal action against oil giant chevron. the suit addresses damages from that refinery fire that happened a year ago this month. the fire sent toxic smoke into the air prompting an estimated 15,000 people to get checked out at local hospitals. mayor gail mclaughlin will hold a news conference this morning. new tests on the eastern span of the bay bridge today the start of stress corrosion testing of anchor rods. 32 rods were found to be broken back in march. that's led to more delays in getting the bridge open. >> developing story out of syria this morning. a massive explosion at a weapons depot there. flames and plumes of smoke blanketed a neighborhood yesterday in the city of homs. opposition rebels are behind
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it. a security threat is forcing u.s. embassies and consulates in several muslim countries to close on sunday. cbs news' susan mcginnis reports the threat appears connected to al qaeda. >> reporter: the state department reacted to a security concern thursday ordering u.s. embassies an consulates across africa and the middle east to be shut on sunday. that includes diplomatic posts in egypt, israel and jordan. >> the department takes steps to balance our continued operations with security and safety. >> reporter: the state department stayed quiet on the details of the threat but the closings are tied to a nonspecific threat from al qaeda. without knowing an exact location, officials ordered all of the posts to close. embassies in qatar, kuwait, tel aviv, cairo and others all posted notices on their twitter pages. >> it's possible we may have additional days of closing as well depending on our analysis. >> reporter: security at u.s.
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embassies and consulates was tested last year. four americans including ambassador chris stevens were killed during a terrorist attack on the consulate in benghazi, libya last september 11th. the embassy in libya is among those that will be closed on sunday. u.s. officials are making this move without a lot of details. they say they are reacting out of an abundance of caution. in washington, susan mcginnis cbs news. >> those places are closed on sunday anyway. the white house is disappointed with russia for giving temporary asylum to u.s. fugitive edward snowden. the former security contractor left a moscow airport yesterday where he had been for weeks. russia says he can stay in the country for a year as long as he does not leave the country and does not leak any more u.s. secrets. >> this move by the russian government undermines a long- standing record of law enforcement cooperation, cooperation that has recently
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been on the upswing since the boston marathon bombings. >> the white house wants snowden back in the u.s. to face espionage charges for releasing information about surveillance programs. president obama is said to be reconsidering his upcoming summit with russian president vladimir putin planned for this fall in moscow. you have heard of old faithful. you could call this old unreliable. the world's largest geyser putting on a historic show. >> a new tool to help people with food allergies. the smartphone app that detects suspicious ingredients on the spot. >> and they promise not to mess up the order or get your name wrong. the coffee shop that's substituting robots now for baristas. >> and we have to talk about the weekend weather now. lots of sunshine coming our way today. but changes for the weekend coming up. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and they finally cleared that accident on the upper deck. so lanes are open. unfortunately we have a big wait behind the pay gates. your latest drive times coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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players... as soon as today. several reports say m-l-b officials have told the major league baseball could hand out suspensions to 14 players as soon as today. several reports say mlb officials told the new york yankees' alex rodriguez they are prepared to give him a lifetime ban unless he agrees to a lengthy suspension. >> major league baseball has to get this thing done this -- by no later than sunday. >> rodriguez and the other players are linked to the biogenesis clinic in florida whose owner reportedly supplied steroid abuse evidence to baseball investigators. the injuries keep piling up for the 49ers and one key player on defense is done for the year. chris culliver will be lost for the season after tearing an acl in practice. appeared in all 16 games in 2012. this guy patrick willis broke his hand during practice but the good news on willis is he should be back for opening day.
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yes. that is good news for the 9ers. matt cain went 8 innings and his giants didn't score a run until the 9th inning. nothing like waiting until the last second down a run giants struck 4-2, arias with the go ahead run off papelbon. sergio romo got out of the bases loaded jam. arias on the fielders' choice to end the game two straight wins for the giants. they beat the phillies 2-1. tiger woods shot a 66. he is tied for third after round 1 of the bridgestone invitational. look out, tiger's on the prowl. mv park trying to make history in the broach. a win would give her the first- ever women's grand slam. right now she is three off the lead tied for 18 will. that's sports. play of the day major league baseball, as well. kansas cities' lorenzo cain with an impressive catch at the fence.
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he is going to pull it back into the ballpark preventing the home run. great catch. royals beat the twins 7-2. kansas city hottest team in baseball right now has won nine in a row. he coming up, their rescue captured global attention. 33 chilean miners trapped underground for two months. the court ruling that's being called a slap in the face. >> and we have all been warned. bart workers are ready to strike monday if no deal is reached over the weekend. the last-minute maneuvering to avoid commuter chaos. >> an early-morning fire destroys six vehicles. coming up we have new video of this fire and we'll tell you why people who live here are suspicious. ,, ,,,,
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a carport fire lights up the early-morning skies in hayward. people who live in the apartment building next door are suspicious about how this started. >> prepare for a mess monday morning. the last-ditch effort to avoid a bart strike. >> time to get ready for the weekend. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and the bay bridge is backed up beyond the macarthur maze already this morning. why is it so jammed up? we'll let you know coming up. >> good morning. it's friday, august 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. friday is here! it is 6:30. and just into our newsroom, some dramatic video from hayward firefighters. a carport going up in flames and destroyed several cars at an apartment complex in the east bay. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec
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live with a look at all the damage. anne. >> reporter: and the fire is out but investigators are just starting their investigation trying to figure out how this fire started. take a look at this video. you can see some of the damage here. six cars destroyed. the carport itself almost nonexistent. most of it was melted by the heat and flames. this is on pierce street in hayward. two outside sheds nearby were also damaged in this fire by radiant heat. and here is that video taken by the battalion chief right after they arrived at about 3:15 this morning. flames were shooting about 40 feet in the air. the fire station luckily is only about four blocks away so firefighters were able to get here very quickly. people who live in the nearby apartment building are just very grateful this morning that no one was hurt. >> i'm like i hope it doesn't go to the houses, you know, like, not to the material things but like all the neighbors, you know, personal
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things, i guess. >> reporter: the apartment building itself is just a few yards from the carport and there are about a dozen people that live in the apartment building. and now all of the people that i spoke with here are very suspicious about one particular resident. they believe he may have started the fire and in fact one of them actually punched this guy in the face. he was just taken away by an ambulance. the investigation continues. firefighters will not say right now if they believe this may have been arson. live in hayward, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> bart unions have given their warning. we should prepare for a second strike on monday. other unions supported bart workers in a rally in oakland last night. and this morning, there could be a new effort to governor jerry brown san francisco. mayor lee will meet with california's labor secretary at 10:00 to talk about bart. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco this morning where there's still hope to reach a deal. cate. >> reporter: i'm sure riders are hoping for that for sure and the unions aren't actually calling this a second strike.
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they are calling it a resumption strike. no matter how you spin it for the riders coming out of the embarcadero station this morning, really it's going to come down to being a monday morning commute nightmare. now, right now the unions are placing the blame at bart's chief negotiator tom hock. he is thought to have a hardball tactic. bart says they are only picking about them because they can't talk about the issues. bart hopes to compromise but there is no indication from both bart and the unions of reaching a deal by that monday strike deadline. >> it looks during at this point. there is no evidence that the district or its negotiators are prepared to do anything differently than they have done in the last 30 days. >> we believe there is a way to both ensure that our employees are adequately compensated and that the public is served by reining in the rising cost of benefits. >> reporter: bart says they are
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extremely disappointed by thursday's move and a strike will only set things back like decision-making on salary and benefits that the two sides have yet to come to an agreement on. but talks are expected to resume this morning. we also know that the union plans on storming the bart directors meeting -- board of supervisors meeting this morning to ask for a -- board of directors meeting this morning to ask for a new negotiator. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> some big star power in support of the bart unions. actor danny glover joined leaders at their rally in oakland yesterday and he said he was glad to see such a big turnout. >> this is an important issue for not only the hard workers but the future of workers, this is not simply a -- a -- this is a strike that would resonate [ indiscernible ] >> he spoke at the rally and said he has recently been at other events to support workers
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in other parts of the country. >> we wanted to know what you would do instead of bart. our poll finds 55% say they are going to take a car. 15% say they will take a bus. and 7% say they will take a ferry. casual carpool is another option for those looking to get to work in case of strike monday. there are several locations to get a ride around the bay. the cost is around $1.20 for bridge tolls and gas and if a strike happens all bart station parking lots will remain open so you can carpool out of those and carpool lanes hours will be extended all day, as well. you can get casual carpool locations at our website, kpix.com. if there is a strike monday morning, tune in to kpix 5 at a special early start time. we'll be on the air at 4 a.m. for complete coverage. you can also find our survivors guide to getting around without bart at kpix.com. could be a very busy monday. >> many commuters are hoping for an agreement. >> i would venture to get about 100% of the bart riders are not
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going to be happy. >> not at all. >> some of us newscasters hope it works out. >> you don't want to start at 4:00 for the morning show? i like that. maybe that will be a trend. how exciting would that be. >> come on. [ laughter ] folks around the bay area today we are starting out with patchy fog this morning but it looks like it will be a nicer friday ahead. a lot of sunshine in the valleys already looking from our mount vaca cam really the nicest shot we have seen in quite some time. out over the bay still some low clouds and fog out there at this hour. we have seen it cool in the north bay valleys down to the 40s there, 50s elsewhere. this afternoon squeezing in some sunshine and warmer temperatures. let's plan on 80 in san jose and sunny and bright in afternoon. 85 in morgan hill. 78 milpitas. inside the bay cool. east bay numbers in the 80s. temperatures in san francisco about 67 degrees. all right. some place that could be very affected the roads but not yet. >> i know.
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it's true. monday morning, it will be an interesting morning for sure so enjoy it while we have some "friday light" traffic conditions now. we'll show you a good spot. coming from walnut creek southbound 680 flowing nicely this morning, approaching north main continues to look good actually on 24 through lafayette. an earlier problem spot we had a couple of different accidents approaching the albany turnoff another one in richmond. since those cleared out to the right hand shoulder our drive time is grown westbound 80 now down to 23 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. also mass transit once again for now bart systemwide on time. and out towards the bay bridge, it is stacked up well into the maze this morning again that's because of an earlier accident on the upper deck. that is traffic. back to you. life in prison with no possibility of parole plus 1,000 years, that's the sentence for ariel castro, the man who held three women captive for years in a house of
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horrors. >> i spent 11 years in hell. now your hell is just beginning. >> michelle knight was the only victim who came to court yesterday and investigators say castro impregnated her five times in captivity then beat her so badly she miscarried. >> i will live on, you will die a little every day. >> most of the things that went on in the house as we all did was consensual. this -- this -- these things about being forceful on them is totally wrong. as god is my witness, i never beat these women. >> took three young women out of their significant relationships they had in their families, their communities and the time of their lives and you made them slaves and you treated them as if they were not people. >> castro says he blames it on
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sex addiction. no criminal charges will be filed in that mine collapse that trapped 33 miners underground in chile for more than two months. their jubilant rescue operation was watched around the world three years ago. who can forget that? a prosecutor now says there is not enough evidence to pursue a criminal case against the mine owners. the miners say they will appeal the decision. the cave-in brought the mine safety record and the nation's mining industry under close scrutiny. all of a sudden out of nowhere, bam. >> california woman snorkeling in maui is rammed by a shark. how she survived a frightening attack. >> and you can call it a bear's version of take-out. what happened when he tried to make off with an entire dumpster. coming up. >> and the markets reacting to a promising unemployment report. let's check the early numbers. not too good yet. coming up, we get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. southern california school,, ,,,,
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teacher was snorkeling in hawaii out 30 feet from sho imagine how scary this must have been a retired southern california schoolteacher snorkeling in hawaii on vacation. only 30 feet away from the shore wednesday morning when a shark grabbed her. >> all of a sudden out of nowhere, bam. i have got bites on my back, of course on my hands. my ribs. >> stitches -- >> there's one staple up here and i guess there's some up on the back of my neck. >> the woman says she is glad the shark only bit her once and now they have signs on that beach to warn people about the attack. a freak accident in new york as a woman fell to her death from the balcony of her
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17th floor apartment. police say 35-year-old jennifer rosoff went out of side of her balcony yesterday morning and to talk and smoke a cigarette with her date when the railing broke. >> i knew something but not in my wildest dreams would i imagine this. >> she landed on a scaffolding below and died at the scene. check out these legislators in taiwan getting physical over a planned nuclear power plant. the fight started after a party that opposes the construction of the new plan blocked the doors with chairs. when members from the ruling party showed up, punches were thrown. no word as to what will happen with the nuclear power plant. by comparison the u.s. congress is more agreeable and the senate managed to agree on president obama's nominee for united nations ambassador. samantha power was approved
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yesterday by an 87-10 vote. she will replace susan rice whom the president named as national security advisor. our unemployment rate is lower than it's been in more than four years. >> here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks on this friday morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. good morning, michelle. that surely is a positive takeaway from that july jobs report from the labor department as we saw the unemployment rate drop from 7.6 to 7.4%. that's the lowest it's been since 2008. however, the gain of 162,000 jobs last month was weaker than expected. economists were looking for 185,000 gain. we have seen unemployment claims fall over the past couple of weeks to the lowest level in years and adp had a strong report for private sector jobs so weaker than expected although that dogs give the federal reserve more -- that does give the federal fer more cover in its monthly bond purchase program. consumer spending in june was up a .5% from the prior month. that was the strongest gain in
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four months. however, incomes grew at a slightly weaker peace after .3% and gas prices which were quite a bit higher led to a big chunk of that overall gain. earnings playing a big role today including a couple of bay area firms chevron and linkedin. chevron's profit was down 26% from a year earlier but it still made $5.3 billion revenue also down 8% but that did top expectations. and linkedin another social media firm doing very well after its earnings expectations were good its profit up 146%. market pulling back after setting new records for the dow and s&p yesterday. dow down 66. nasdaq down 11. s&p down 5. chevron down 2%. linkedin right now up by 7.5%. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks. another look now what the public thinks about the bart contract talks. our exclusive kpix 5/surveyusa poll asked bart riders which
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side is making a better case. 44% say management is making a stronger argument. 19% sided with the unions. 29% say neither side is doing well at all. the rest say they don't know. kpix 5 political insider phil matier and former mayor willie brown join us on this friday. >> good morning, guys. >> hello. what do you think of those numbers? >> ha ha ha ha. they don't surprise me. as a matter of fact, i find it unusual that management isn't over 50%. i would have assumed that's where they would be in terms of favorability? >> why? >> because they have made pr wise a better case than the union. >> i think both sides look bad. >> obviously. >> i got one that people say they took a strike and then the other one where as frank said before we went on camera the lead negotiator goes on vacation for 10 days? that doesn't sit well with the public. >> well, you have to know that the union didn't exploit that. every day of his absence they should have gone down to
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negotiate and said he is not here and continue to do that and it would have demonstrated how cavalier management is treating this. >> well, you know, it is an interesting one. the flip side of that is when the public takes a look at the numbers and they find out, people driving automated trains are making $80,000, $90,000 a year and they are paying 98 bucks a month into their healthcare, the riders don't have it that good. >> throws are all things that were negotiated -- those are all things that were negotiated over the years. it's not like the union showed one a mask and pistol and walked out with everything. >> no. but it looks like they put the pistol to the riders head and walked out. >> they didn't touch the riders at all. they were the riders. they look out for the riders. but with management they're on management's case fairly fierce. >> it is interesting the riders want this over and it's also interesting that when it comes to things like this scene with the line-up to try to get what limited bus services they are going to have if there is a strike, nobody seems to be doing much to try to make it
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any better this time around. >> well, you really have a real difficulty trying to figure out how to take that many people and ship them in one week or two weeks, it's the cost is just enormous. i can't imagine how you would be able to finance that without some serious downside. >> mayor, i have a question for you. they have had 30 days since the first week of july to work on this. why weren't they at the table five days a week and on the weekends trying to hammer something out? it's like the old term paper adage. >> clearly it should not be five days a week it should have been seven days a week. >> why? because whether it's union contracts like this or even anything political, it's not until the 11th hour 59th minute that you get something done. >> people keep pushing for their position and they don't abandon that until it's the last opportunity to close the deal. if it is not my deal, i'm not for it. >> but mayor, they weren't even
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at the table. they are not pushing anything. the negotiator was off for 11 days. i mean, that's just ridiculous. >> you know what it is? part of it? they were so far apart and the only way they are going to cut a deal is to have everybody so excited, everybody so upset about the idea of a strike, that they will be able to push through anything and then when we get the bill we're going to flip out. >> no, no, no. you're being very cynical about this whole thing. >> cynical, me? you're kidding. that's all we have time for. we're moving on. back to you guys. >> they are moving on. i think they need to start negotiating a little bit. >> mayor brown, phil matier, thank you so much. 6:50. let's go to weather now. lawrence, take it away. >> got some great weather coming our way for today, going to be a little warmer outside although we are starting out with patchy fog along the coastline and the bay most of the interior valleys looking clear. toward the afternoon we are going to see a little more sunshine. but things cooling right back down as we sail in toward the weekend. so we'll have one area of low pressure that's moving out. high pressure going to sneak in ever so briefly and that's
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going to warm us up today when this low moves in keep these temperatures below average. near seasonal though for today and then we cool right back down as we head in towards saturday. we are seeing some delays due to some low cloud cover of about 45 minutes on arriving flights at sfo now. but sunshine expected by the afternoon. also some delays possible as you make your way into chicago and denver, looking at thunderstorms there. a hot 100 and partly cloudy skies in houston. 86 and comes into new york. temperatures around the bay today expected as high as 80 in san jose under sunny skies, 70 hayward breezy in the afternoon? >> 50s and 60s toward the coastline but in the east bay, 80s, maybe even low 90s into brentwood but you have to head well inland for that. 60s a few 70s around the bay. at the coastline we are going to keep the temperatures down with the sea breeze. next couple of days more fog and low clouds maybe from drizzle at the coastline. temperatures below average through the middle of next week. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. they finally started cycling through the metering lights more quickly at the bay bridge
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toll plaza. an early-morning accident before 6:00 messed up this commute heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza. this accident is cleared on the incline section. the big wait is behind the pay gates jammed up beyond the macarthur maze this morning at least 25 minutes just to get on the bridge. once you get past treasure island, there is improvement towards san francisco. here's a live look through san jose. 101 near trimble, you can see both directions moving fine this morning between santa clara and san jose. now to our maps. if you are coming down the eastshore freeway we had a couple of different fender- benders in richmond and berkeley, they are cleared. everything is moving okay down the eastshore freeway. drive time turned back to green. sluggish past carlson but not too bad still "friday light" still in the green 24 minutes between the carquinez bridge to the maze. that is traffic. back to you guys. well, this is really the video of the day, right?
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colorado restaurant has a furry new regular. >> big guy, too. security video shows the bear dumpster diving for leftover food. yeah. you will see him again. when those dumpsters are full, they weigh a half ton but that didn't seem to be a problem for mr. bear. he wheels them out and dove in for dinner. one was found about 50 feet away from its usual spot tipped over of course. the owners hope to chain them up and putting out a board with spikes may keep the hungry bears away. an early-morning fire destroys half a dozen cars in hayward and people who own those cars think it is very suspicious. we'll tell you about it next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a bizarre accident in oakla turned deadly. police got te scene on
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i'm anne makovec in hayward where arson investigators are trying to figure out what started a carport fire here on pierce street. this is video taken by the battalion street after they arrived around 3 a.m. flames shooting 40 feet into the air at one point. the fire station is close and they got here within a minute and a half of the 911 call. there's an apartment building a few yards away. no damage to that building. but check out this damage. seven vehicles caught fire six of them destroyed. the carport itself almost nonexistent this morning. most of it was melted by the heat and flames. >> outside sheds were also -- two outsides sheds were also damaged by the heat. people who live in the building are suspicious about another one of the residents. they think he may have started it. one of those residents punched that guy in the face. he was taken by an ambulance. the investigation continues. anne makovec, kpix 5. an accident in oakland turned deadly. police got to the scene on
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adeline street last night and saw a motorcyclist on the ground there. as the officers began to approach him, two other vehicles collided. one car flipped over on the motorcyclist killing him there. investigators are still trying to determine if anyone should be charged. bart unions might be back on the picket lines monday morning. they say they will keep talking through the weekend. but there's been no progress reported on the major issues of pay and benefits. this morning, union members plan to go to the regular bart board meeting. they want the transit agency to find a new negotiator. they say they can't work with the current one. kpix 5 will go on early at 4 a.m. should the strike happen monday morning. you can also find our survivors guide to getting around without bart on our website, kpix.com. if you are traveling up and down the nimitz freeway, everything looks great. 880 this is near 66th. and right now the drive time is 15 minutes between 238 and the maze. one of our slowest spots is the macarthur maze heading towards
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the upper deck of the bay bridge. an earlier crash this morning didn't help matters. it's still slow jammed solid through the macarthur maze and then once you get past the incline sensors pick up better speeds towards san francisco and checking mass transit bart has 57 trains and they are all running with no delay. >> no delays. >> no delays. >> we like that. >> we can say that. >> it may change. >> outside right now we have some clouds out over the bay a lot of sunshine in the valleys a little cool to start in spots in the north bay valleys 50s there early on. we have 50s elsewhere outside. by the afternoon, though, lots of sunshine and these temperatures going to be warmer well into the 80s inland. 70s a few 80s around the bay and 60s into san francisco and the coastline. next couple of days, we cool off a little more fog and low clouds. temperatures staying below average through the middle of next week. >> we like lots of sunshine in the weekend. >> lots of sunshine. have a great weekend, guys. >> you, too. >> he is very happy today. >> both of you are. >> i know. [ laughter ] >> vacation thing going on. >> there's it for us here.
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